United States of America (USA)

Japan loses share of research articles to China

24 March 2017

Nicky Phillips

Despite being among the top science nations, Japan's publication output has stalled over the past decade.

Turbulent times for scientists with the 'wrong' papers

20 February 2017

Flynn Murphy

As Donald Trump’s bid to reinstate his travel ban failed last week, three Iranian scientists speak of their fears amid the uncertainty.

The team of scientists finding new ways to develop drugs for kids with rare cancers

2 December 2016

Neil Savage

An encounter helped kick-start the development of new cancer drugs.

News

1 January 2016 - 31 December 2016

Subject/journal group: All

The table to the right includes counts of all research outputs for United States of America (USA) published between 1 January 2016 - 31 December 2016 which are tracked by the Nature Index.

Hover over the donut graph to view the WFC output for each subject. Below, the same research outputs are grouped by subject. Click on the subject to drill-down into a list of articles organized by journal, and then by title.

Note: Articles may be assigned to more than one subject area.

AC FC WFC
25859 18233.07 16164.15

Outputs by subject (WFC)

Subject AC FC WFC
Physical Sciences 10635 6578.78 4509.85
Life Sciences 9344 7121.43 7121.43
Chemistry 6048 4775.61 4775.61
Earth & Environmental Sciences 2332 1619.74 1619.74

1 January 2016 - 31 December 2016

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Collaborations between countries

Percentage of collaboration by WFC

Hover over the graph to view the percentage of collaboration.

Top 10 collaborators by WFC

  • United States of America (USA)
  1. China (2342.85)
    1246.39
    1096.47
  2. 894.90
    663
  3. Germany (1551.69)
    870.29
    681.40
  4. France (886.10)
    519.70
    366.41
  5. Canada (812.92)
    498.42
    314.51
  6. Japan (748.30)
    446.14
    302.16
  7. Italy (538.99)
    327.15
    211.84
  8. Switzerland (529.59)
    319.98
    209.61
  9. Australia (497.65)
    305.14
    192.51
  10. South Korea (485.15)
    307.36
    177.79

Collaboration is determined by the combined weighted fractional count (WFC) of United States of America (USA) and the collaborating country.

Top 10 institutions from United States of America (USA)

Institution AC FC WFC
1. Harvard University 2660 826.75 745.98
2. Stanford University 1504 540.65 506.52
3. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 1771 523.27 482.10
4. University of California Berkeley (UC Berkeley) 1395 372.22 313.85
5. Yale University 979 321.43 292.50
6. University of California, San Diego (UC San Diego) 852 288.59 278.83
7. National Institutes of Health (NIH) 681 277.94 277.94
8. University of Michigan (U-M) 999 304.01 260.55
9. Columbia University in the City of New York (CU) 906 297.80 256.01
10. California Institute of Technology (Caltech) 1470 349.31 252.76

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